Ten Seventeenth-Century Remedies You’d Probably Want to Avoid


Dr. Alun Withey takes on old medical advice that might not be so advantageous for your health today.

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When Schools Get Local, Does Education Improve?

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One key question: Does giving control over curriculum and standards back to states and communities improve the quality of learning?

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How a Prison Education Saved me From a Lifetime Behind Bars


Education has the power to transform, and it’s time we put that power to work.

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At What Age is it Easiest to Learn a Second Language?

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Is it too late to learn a second language?

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The War on Sassiness

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A male teacher examines how trivializing anger from girls and overreacting to anger in boys hurts all of us.

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4 Important Questions You Need to Ask About the REAL Quality of Your Kids’ School


Being in the know about what happens in their school gives you a big advantage as a parent.

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Teaching Young Men In the Age of Trump

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In the name of optimism, let’s see Donald Trump’s media presence as an opportunity to discuss the real meaning of “winning.”

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Parents Express Concerns as More Toddlers Switch on Tablet Computers

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What else is there for her to do?

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Insider Tips for Being Your Child’s Best Advocate at School

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As a parent, how do you help your child through tough situations at school? — When our kids go to school every day, we trust that they are well supervised, safe and protected by the professionals in the classroom and administrative offices. But there are times when issues arise at school that concern or alarm […]

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Our Struggle to Save the Kiwi Fruit


The story of the kiwi fruit brings up some important questions about where we get our historical information.

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The “F” That Beat the Rest

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4 on the AP World History Exam, yet, he still earned an “F” in AP World History.

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Is Teaching a Failing Career for Men?


Giorgio Selvaggio examines why there are far fewer men in the classroom.

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The History, and Controversy, Behind the Rhodes Scholarship


What Cecil John Rhodes actually said in his will about who should get scholarships may surprise you

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Eight Things to Nail at University

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Big mistakes, and how to avoid them.

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Sticks And Stones May Break Your Bones But Words Will Rock Your World


Is the beauty and power of words lost in the way language is taught? For me it was until I found my voice.

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Why Stories Matter: Kids, Storytelling, and Gender Norms

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Children’s stories have a major influence on the way kids understand the world.

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